Library Advisory Commission

The City continuously accepts applications for Boards and Commissions. Apply for the Library Advisory Commission.

The purpose of the Library Advisory Commission is to advise the City Council on matters relating to the Palo Alto City Library, excluding daily administrative operations. Its duties are:

The purpose of the Library Advisory Commission is to advise the City Council on matters relating to the Palo Alto City Library, excluding daily administrative operations. Its duties are:

  • to advise the City Council on planning and policy matters;
  • to review state legislative proposals that may affect the operation of the library;
  • to review the City Manager's proposed budget for capital improvements and operations relating to the library and forward comments to one or more applicable committees of the City Council;
  • to provide advice upon such other matters as the City Council may from time to time assign;
  • to receive community input concerning the library; and
  • to review and comment on fund-raising efforts on behalf of the library.

The Commission is a five member body appointed by the City Council. Terms of Commissioners are for three years, See Palo Alto Municipal Code Chapters 2.16 and 2.24. In order to be notified of vacancies and appointment procedures, you may contact the City Clerk's Office at 329-2571.

Meetings are held bi-monthly on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at 250 Hamilton Avenue. Please check the Schedule of City Meetings for exact dates, times and location.

To communicate with the Library Advisory Commission members, write to: Library Advisory Commission, P.O. Box 10250, Palo Alto, CA 94303 or send an email to: Library.Commission@CityofPaloAlto.org


Commission Members

Chair: Brigham Wilson
Vice Chair: Amy Murphy
Staff Liaison: Monique le Conge Ziesenhenne 650-329-2403
Council Liaison: Council Member Alison Cormack

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LAC ByLaws

Current Committee Meeting Videos


2019 Agendas and Minutes

Date Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
 August 22, 2019  Agenda and Packet  Minutes  Video
 June 27, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
April 25, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video 
February 28, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video 
Past Agendas and Minutes